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2 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Army denies 9 soldiers killed in clash with...

THE military has denied the claim of the New People's Army that nine soldiers died and two were wounded in an armed clash at Sitio Trucat, Barangay Cawayan in Quezon town, Bukidnon Thursday afternoon, July 24. Captain Ernest Carolina, the army's 10th Infantry Division spokesperson, confirmed to Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro Friday afternoon that only ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | MindaNews

Justice Delayed

Religious leaders led by Archbishop Antonio Ledesma offer prayers to the eight persons who died in the July 26, 2013 bombing at Kyla's Bistro along the Ketkai Rosario Arcade in Cagayan de Oro City .

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10 hrs ago | The Philipine Reporter

Amazon bestseller book by Fil-Canadian American to be launched in Vancouver

The #1 book on Amazon's Parenting and Adult-Child Relationships category was written by a Filipina-Canadian-American who enjoys juggling her thriving career and growing family, fundraising for Filipino community events and promoting work-family balance for women.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABS-CBN News

How Pinay who didn't go to school became a millionaire

MANILA, Philippines Life's hardships pushed a Filipina entrepreneur beyond her limits, and challenged her to pursue the dreams she had as a child.

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Court case vs Maynilad, Manila Water seen to scare off investors

The petition filed before the Supreme Court seeking to void the concession agreements of state-owned water regulator Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System with Manila Water Co.

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Daily Mail

Raging husband arrested after hanging family dog then setting fire...

Billionaire hedge-funder husband 'blindsides' his wife of 11 years by filing for divorce while she is on vacation with their three children 'I trusted God from the first instant.

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Enrile suspended for 90 days

The Sandiganbayan on Friday suspended Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile for 90 days pending litigation of his P172-million plunder case in connection with the pork barrel scam.

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Sun-Star

The Best of the Philippines book launch

LAUNCHED last April 10 at the Tapas Bar of the Makati Shangri-La Manila hotel, the first travel coffee table book of its kind with a quirky and confident title of The Best of the Best of the Philippines was eagerly awaited by guests when it was finally unveiled to the public.

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ABS-CBN News

SSS members urged to use mobile text service

MANILA, Philippines The Social Security System is urging its members to use the Text-SSS service, which allows users to check the status of their contributions, loan payments and benefit claims.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sun-Star

Magnitude 5.4 quake jolts typhoon-hit Leyte

A week after Typhoon Glenda barreled through Southern Leyte, a magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck the province at 7:57 a.m. Friday.

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Washington Times

Cindy Ha advances in US Girls' Junior

Cindy Ha beat qualifying medalist Angel Yin 2 and 1 on Thursday at Forest Highlands to reach the U.S. Girls' Junior quarterfinals.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Cindy Ha advances in US Girls' Junior

After a delay for lightning at the Meadow Course, the 17-year-old Ha won the par-4 15th with a 25-foot birdie putt and the par-4 16th with a par to take a 2-up lead and finished off the long-hitting Yin with a par for a halve on the par-3 17th.

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ABS-CBN News

BCDA to bid out lot in Villamor Air Base

MANILA, Philippines The Bases Conversion and Development Authority is set to bid out a 5,000-square meter lot in the Villamor Air Base area.

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ABS-CBN News

'Empties' to be moved out of Manila port - PEZA chief

The government says it's planning to move empty container vans congesting the Port of Manila to speed up imports and exports and help companies suffering from delayed shipments.

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Thousands of brokers, importers risk losing BOC accreditation

MANILA, Philippines With only a week left before the deadline, thousands of importers and brokers have yet to apply for a clearance certificate from the Bureau of Internal Revenue .

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Wall Street Journal

Retirement Law Outflanks Philippines Military Chief

Newly installed Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Lt. Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr., left, next to Philippine President Benigno Aquino during Lt.

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ABS-CBN News

Gov't open to converting BNPP into gas-fired facility

The government is open to proposals to convert the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant into a natural gas-powered facility to meet the country's growing energy needs.

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Weekend Balita

DPWH won't stop flood projects over DAP row

Residents wade through floodwaters to return to their submerged houses in Marikina City Metro Manila August 8, 2012.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

UN aid chief says Gaza ceasefire is vital

Valerie Amos, the undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs, said people are running out of food and more than 100,000 are sheltering in U.N. schools.

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Meralco customers warned vs bogus 'bayad centers'

MANILA, Philippines Manila Electric Co. has issued a warning against bogus payment centers after receiving several complaints from customers whose payments were not remitted or paid to the power utility.

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